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Daldorch, 345 Glasgow Road

Constructed: >1907<1909 Other Names: None Constructor: W&J Bowie Original Address: 317 Glasgow Rd House Type: Semi detached Current Address: 345 Glasgow Rd    Brief Summary: ‘Daldorch’ is the eastern side of a semi-detached stone Glasgow Road residence 1.5 storeys high. (the western side being ‘Dalveen.’ Built between 1907 and 1909 by Williamson and her sister […]

Crossbasket 1904 and 1905

To be published on 14th February 2017 An extract from “The History of Crossbasket Castle” by Paul Veverka (c) 1904 – George Neilson’s remaining ownership of Crossbasket passed by quite unremarkably except for a time during April 1904. On 7th and 8th April 1904, a legal agreement was drafted between George and Mr. David Borrie […]

1905 Well kept Crossbasket House

Another previously unpublished photo now from 1905. Pictured is Crossbasket House at the turn of the 20th Century. The viewpoint is familiar as is the building which hasnt changed much in size. Look how well tended the gardens are. The neat edging, the gravel driveway, only disturbed mildly by an early vehicle. The original stonework […]